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Mountain Bike Festival Growing

Event To Team Up With First Friday

Posted: July 15, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Courtney Walbe takes a spin Saturday along the Slaughter Pen Trail in Bentonville. The mountain bike and hiking trail features a network of loops from easy to difficult.
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Courtney Walbe takes a spin Saturday along the Slaughter Pen Trail in Bentonville. The mountain bike and hiking trail features a network of loops from easy to difficult.

One of the most popular mountain bike races in the state has its sights set on a future where it draws top ranked cyclists from around the world to the Slaughter Pen Trails.

At A Glance

The Schedule

Slaughter Pen Jam Schedule of Events:

Sept. 6 (all on the Bentonville square)

• Slaughter Pen Jam Music Festival

• Registration for cross-country race

• World Trials Champion Bicycle Stunt Exhibition

Sept. 7

• Cross-country mountain bike races starting at Slaughter Pen Free Ride Park

• Leisure night ride from downtown Bentonville to dinner and live music

Sept. 8

• Sunday bluegrass brunch downtown

Source: Staff Report

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